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Kumarakom Sree Kumaramangalam Subramanya Swamy Temple – History – Festival

Kumarakom Sree Kumaramangalam Subramanya Swamy temple is located at Kumarakom in Kottayam district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Subrahmanya or Muruga. The shrine is famous the annual Thaipooyam festival in Makaram month and Pooyam festival in Kumbham month.

As per history, the murti of Subrahmanya was consecrated by Sri Narayana Guru in 1903. The murti of Muruga is worshipped in standing posture in a square sanctum sanctorum.

The annual festival at the temple is held on Pooyam day in the Malayalam month of Kumbham (February - March). The annual festival is famous for procession, caparisoned elephants, Kavadi and temple art forms and music like nadaswaram, ottan thullal, Amman kudam, and Garuda Nritham. The festival is one of the most colorful festivals in the region.

The Thaipooyam festival (January – February) is famous for temple music, various types of Kavadis, Shoolam, and Kavadiyattam.

The temple also observes Sashti fasting in every Malayalam month – the sixth day after Karutha Vavu or Amavasya.

The other festivals observed in the temple include Skanda Sashti and Thrikarthika.

The shrine also has a golden ratham or chariot for procession.

Kumarakom Sree Kumaramangalam Subramanya Swamy Temple Timing

Morning Darshan timing is from 5:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Evening Darshan timing is from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM




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